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Child's Play

by Warner Clements

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
March, 1985

Subject classification(s): Elementary Probability | Probability | Statistics and Probability
Applicable Course(s): 7.2 Probability | 2.9 Math for Elementary School Teachers | 2.6 Math Liberal Arts

The author shows a clever block stacking process for counting the total number of ways each possible sum can be rolled using three standard dice.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Probability | Games of Chance
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